For the nineteenth consecutive year the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association honored KORN News Radio 1490 with its Eric Sevareid Awards.
KORN News Radio earned 1st Place honors for Newscast and Documentary Special, plus three Awards of Merit for Talk/Public Affairs, Soft Feature and Best Use of Audio in Small Market Radio.
Numerous radio and television stations from South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota and Wisconsin compete for the annual awards recognizing excellence in broadcast journalism.
News Director J.P. Skelly accepted the awards at the annual MBJA banquet April 14th during the Midwest Journalism Conference at Bloomington, Minnesota. Skelly also served as a panelist during one of the numerous professional development sessions during the MJC.